On Friday, Oct. 22, Sterling College will host Fred F. Berry Jr., chairman of Berry Companies, Inc., as its 2010 Oscar Schmidt Convocation speaker. The event will be held at Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
With more than twice the point total of the second place team, the Sterling College debate team captured first place on Sept. 24-26 at the Debates on a Plain Tournament at Hutchinson Community College. This is the third straight year that SC has won the championship, it is also the third straight year that junior David Bowers has been a member of the first-place debate team, winning each year with a different debate partner. In ...
The 4-H Holding Board announced the following scholarship recipients. Chandra Devine, a 2010 graduate of Macksville High School, is a freshman at Kansas State University majoring in animal science and industry. She was a 4-H member for eight years in the Great Bend City Slickers club. She served as president for her club, the Barton County 4-H Council and the 4-H Livestock Committee. In high school, she was active in Student Council and Kayettes. Devine ...
Students from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, Oct. 21, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
The Gertrude Lischesky Scholarship, given by Chapter DU, P.E.O., recently awarded five renewable scholarships of $1,500 each to five Great Bend Seniors who will be attending a Kansas College of Cottey College in Nevada, Mo. this year.
Eight interior design students from Fort Hays State University traveled to Denver, Colo., recently for the annual Parade of Homes.
Sixteen high school and transfer students were awarded scholarships totaling $3,300 at the Kansas State University alumni/student event Sept. 23 in Great Bend.
Students from 13 Kansas high schools will be honored Oct. 13, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Fort Hays State University's English Department, University Activities Board and office of Diversity Affairs will host the second annual Poetry Slam from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Cody Commons in the FHSU Memorial Union, lower level.
Barton Community College's Sneak Preview Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the college's Fine Arts Auditorium, will be the opening act for Barton's observance of National Arts and Humanities Month.
Sterling College will welcome alumni and friends to campus for the annual Homecoming festivities Oct. 7-9. The public is also invited to participate in the weekend's events.
Fort Hays State University turns its eyes to the heavens to celebrate Space Week 2010, the largest public space event on earth, from Oct. 4-10 with activities, presentations and prizes.
Martha Holmes, assistant professor of art and design, and Charmion Arthur, instructor of art and design at Fort Hays State University, have planned a nine-day trip to Italy over spring break 2011.
Sterling College's Homecoming musical, "Pirates of Penzance," will run at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-9 in Culbertson Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Sterling College box office and can be reserved by calling 620-278-4279. Box Office hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4-8 and 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7-9. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students/children/seniors 65 and over. Reservations not paid for by 7:50 p.m. on ...
Janelle Smith, Sunflower Early Education Center office manager, takes registration for the upcoming Fall Into Fun Early Childhood Conference. LYONS - A rare opportunity for parents and childcare providers will be available at Lyons in October, thanks to Sunflower's Early Education Center and its partners at Communities in Schools in Rice County. The Fall Into Fun Early Childhood Conference is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 ...
Below are the Great Bend High School seniors who received local scholarships.
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies. The academies include the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Those selected will enter the academies in June 2014.
At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Ethan Kaufman, Russell High School, Taylor Fry, Great Bend High School and Conner Birzer, Ellinwood High School, were selected to attend the 30th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 5, in Topeka.
Great Bend Middle School announces the April and May Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school Administrators.
Wrapping up the 12th year of the annual ABC Program, Sunflower Bank contributed $6,910 to schools and students in the Great Bend and Ellinwood area. Since the inception of the ABC Program in 2001, Sunflower has contributed $52,038 to schools and students in the Great Bend and Ellinwood area.
Commencement ceremonies for NCK Tech were held in Beloit on May 10th. Students achieving a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA earned Dean's Honor Roll academic honors during the ceremony. Area students recognized are: Carpentry-Cabinetmaking: John Kubick, Ellsworth and Richard Tice, Great Bend; Advanced Computer Information Technology: Nicholas Syx – Russell; Electrical Technology: Toby J Hubka– Wilson.
Barton Community College has announced its 2012-13 Brant J. Ballhorst Student Ambassadors of the Year.
The Barton Community College Foundation honored Dr. Mary Davidson Cohen with the 2013 Distinguished Service Award during Barton's 43rd commencement on Friday. Cohen was unable to attend, but Barton Foundation Director Darnell Holopirek accepted the award on her behalf. The Distinguished Service Award was created in 1981 by the Barton Community College Foundation to recognize individuals who have shown genuine regard for, and have performed outstanding service to Barton Community College. The Barton Foundation ...
Kans for Kids announced its 2013 scholarship recipients. Any child who has received assistance from Kans for Kids is eligible to receive two scholarships from the organization upon graduation from high school and each year following while they pursue higher education.
Barton Community College student Terra Hull, shown with President Dr. Carl Heilman, is inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society on Thursday evening in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel at Barton Community College. Alpha Sigma Lambda is primarily for non-traditional students. Its aim is to recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. Barton had 36 new members in 2013.
Barton Community College students Orlando Hernandez and Jesse Siefkes are ecstatic. Both have taken a huge step in their educational and professional lives by earning Barton's very first certificates in Information Systems Security along with four other students.
Panther Band members will present their Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on May 13 in the GBHS Gym. The band seniors and their parents will be recognized, as well as all of the band student's achievements during the year.
The 27 members of the 2013 class of the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will walk across the stage at Commencement beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the Fort Hays Ballroom on the second floor of the Memorial Union.
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